The Law of God does not tell us what to do so much as what sort of person to be, and the sort of heart that should be within us. How then can we be changed at the level of our hearts to become the people we all know we should be, and indeed want to be? Topics: Law, Gospel, Spiritual Disciplines, Sanctification
Session 2 of the Intentional Spiritual Life Workshop. This session addresses some common concerns and objections to a disciplined devotional life. Topics: Grace, Spiritual Growth, Spiritual Disciplines
Jesus calls us to pursue maturity - to not just sit around as if it will happen automatically. Pursuing maturity means taking up the Christian disciplines. Topics: Jesus, Spiritual Disciplines, Discipleship, Maturity
Spiritual Disciplines and Generosity: The Bible never tells us "no" to one thing without giving a "yes" to replace it with. The life which Jesus wants to manifest in our souls flows from spiritual disciplines and practices. A generous Christian has learned to keep greed in its place AND cultivate certain habits toward others. The resulting reality is a life of simplicity and joy. Topics: killjoys, spiritual disciplines, generosity, money
What are we to make of our sufferings, with cancer and Alzheimer's and diabetes and heart attacks and floods and tornados? This is what I preached on April 19, about our sufferings. Topics: Alzheimer's, cancer, spiritual disciplines, suffering, victory
Sermon preached at Christ Church Mount Pellon by Dave Renehan on 10 February 2013. Part of a series on Spiritual Disciplines - Fasting. Isaiah 58.1â7; Luke 4.1â13 Topics: Sermon, Christ Church, Fasting, Spiritual Disciplines
Sermon preached at Christ Church Mount Pellon by John Hellewell on 10 February 2013 at the Celebration Service. Part of a series on Spiritual Disciplines - Fasting. Isaiah 58.1â7; Luke 4.1â13 Topics: Sermon, Christ Church, Fasting, Spiritual Disciplines
Series: The Spiritual Practices of God's Outliers Village Baptist Church Pastor John Johnson June 6-7, 2009 Joshua 1:8 Sermon "The Practice of Speaking to God" from the series "The Spiritual Practices of God's Outliers" on spiritual disciplines by Dr. John Johnson of Village Baptist Church, Beaverton, Oregon. Topics: joshua, spiritual disciplines, reading, god's word, listening
Session 1 from the February 2011 Intentional Spiritual Life Workshop. This session examines our motivations for spending time with God daily, as well as the importance of doing so. Topics: Intentional Spiritual Life Workshop, Spiritual Disciplines, Abide
Terri Churchill shares about Saint Ignatius’ Daily Examen and how practicing it can help bring greater clarity and peace to our lives. Topics: Terri Churchill, Examen, Ignatius, Spiritual Disciplines, Prayer
Nancy Broadhurst, co-executive director and founder of REMEDY, will be wrapping up our series on spiritual disciplines month with a teaching on lectio divina; a meditative approach at studying and understanding the Bible. Topic: Spiritual Disciplines Teaching on Lectio Devina and Spiritual Formation
Pastor Price lays the groundwork for a Lenten discipline which puts a different twist on the disciplines of Fasting, Scripture, Prayer, and Charity. He asks that what we fast from is some thing or behavior which we have used to sooth us against our anxiety. Then he asked that we seek each week to find our own personal story within the Biblical story of the Exodus as it is being explored through the Lenten season. Having done this, he suggests that we set aside time to listen to what God might... Topics: Lent, Jesus, Moses, Spiritual Disciplines, fasting, prayer, scripture, charity
John Parkinson lays out a practical guide to readying yourself to persevere. The only way to successfully persevere in your personal walk with Jesus is through the spiritual disciplines of fasting, prayer, and the study of scripture. Topics: bethel, edge, jesus, perseverance through spiritual disciplines, religion, young adults
The people of God can persevere through hard times by standing on His promises and looking forward to the wonderful future we have with Him! Topics: commitment, discipleship, endurance, healthy church member, power of God, revival, spiritual...
This is my sermon on July 19, from 1 John 4:7-21. God's abiding love in us over pours into love for one another. Topics: Add new tag, born again, healthy church member, love, regeneration, revival, spiritual disciplines,...
In my final sermon on discipleship, we look at Matthew 9:35-38 and look at Jesus' command to pray for workers of the Lord's harvest. Topics: Add new tag, discipleship, evangelism, healthy church member, spiritual disciplines, the gospel
Imagine if we could feed off the silence and reach out to God rather than try to fill the silence with the white noise of the world. Imagine how much more respect you would have in business if what you said and what you did actually matched. You would have integrity and the trust of the company to grow in new directions. You would be better prepared to move to the next level in your organization. You would be more open to hearing the opinion of others – in fact you may find yourself... Topics: Business, Small Business, Entrepreneur, Spiritual Disciplines, Bradley Waldrop, Chrysalis...